https://youtu.be/6WTBudENe-kWhen I was looking through the book, “The History of Fly-Fishing in Fifty Flies,” and came across the Matuka Streamer I knew that it would not only be a fun pattern to tie by be effective as well. Combining the Old School English style of tying flies with the New Zealander twist should be a […]
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Specifications Colours Youtube playlist Dealer Request Our Classic Waxed Thread has been developed after examining the traditional waxed threads used by fly tyers world-wide. Our polyester threads have the innovation that always occurs with Semperfli products. We extruded our polyester thread so that it is flatter than other threads giving more grip to prevent materials […]
Roy Ole Læhren Jakobsen Testing Semperfli perfect QuillsThis Perfect Quill material is synthetic, and the best part, it is also clear. With only the black border on which forms the ribbing – so you can decide for your self which color you want on the body by simply laying any colour thread wire or other […]
Perfect Quills Parachute, with hot orange waxed thread as underbodyHook : Ahrex FW502 #14Tail : FibbetsUnderbody: Semperfli Waxed thread Orange Body : Semperfli Perfect QuillsWing : Semperfli Poly Yarn, GreyThorax : Hare`s dubbin, orangeHackle : Whiting Barred Dark Ginger
Materials GuideThis It imitates a fluttering/skittering Caddis fly, use the following materials:Hook: Dry fly, #16Thread: Semperfli 18/0 Nano Silk (Brick Beige)Body: Semperfli Superfine Dubbing (olive)Wing: Elk hairHackle: Grizzly
Paul Procter (UK) and Gary Barnes (USA) demonstrate some features and techniques for use when fly tying wih Semperfli Nano Silk. Unbelievebly strong, Nano Silk can be used twisted, flat to tie hollow hairs or foams and can be coloured. See their brilliant techniques for maintaining a flat fly tying thread.
Anchor Wrap After spending some time working with and field testing various materials over the years, I’d like to stress the importance of what’s called an “Anchor Wrap” in fly tying when working with various materials. I’m not just talking about any materials though, I’m more refering to corded or furled synthetic/semi-synthetic types of materials […]